HealthConomy A Health Enterprises Network Podcast

Health Enterprises Network and Medical News bring you, HealthConomy, a podcast where the top health care leaders in the region share their stories and we explore the history of the development of healthcare businesses in the Louisville, Kentucky region.   Available on Apple, Google, Stitcher and TuneIn.     Episode 1: William Fleming, Humana William

Evolent Health Expands Partnership with Passport Health Plan

Passport Health Plan and Evolent Health, a company providing an integrated value-based care platform to the nation’s leading providers and payers, today announced that Evolent has entered into a definitive agreement to partner with the current sponsors of Passport in continuing to serve the Kentucky Medicaid market. The current sponsors, which include The University of

Stites & Harbison Promotes Five Attorneys

Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that five attorneys have been promoted within the law firm effective January 2017.  The new Members (Partners) include: Amy Baker – Atlanta office – Real Estate & Banking Service Group Baker’s practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions and secured lending.  Her practice includes the representation of national,


The Hosparus Health Physician Spotlight: Meet Lori Caloia, MD

Meet Lori Caloia, MD, medical director at the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness. FAST FACTS Hobbies: gardening, reading (historical fiction is my favorite) and running. I have completed two marathons, four half marathons and to0 many 5K and 10K races to remember! Education: BS Biochemistry-University of Detroit Mercy; MD-Michigan State University College of Human Medicine; Public


Kentuckians need relief from Rx greed

By Charlotte Whittaker For decades, Big Pharma has raised drug prices with impunity. In Kentucky, the average annual cost of brand name prescription drug treatment increased 58 percent between 2012 and 2017, while the annual income for Kentuckians increased only by 3.6 percent. Prescription drugs don’t work if patients can’t afford them. The Senate needs

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Finance challenges in a changing healthcare environment

Medical News recently spoke with local healthcare finance experts to learn about the challenges they face in the changing healthcare environment in Kentucky. The executives were Holly Hodge, Chief Financial Officer and vice president of Finance at Bluegrass Care Navigators, Adam Shewmaker, director of Healthcare Consulting Services at Dean Dorton, and Dale Skaggs, director at Blue